Ian Holm

Actor, Film actor

1931 –

79

Who is Ian Holm?

Sir Ian Holm, CBE is an English actor known for his stage work and many film roles. He received the 1967 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor for his performance as Lenny in The Homecoming and the 1998 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of King Lear. He was nominated for the 1981 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as athletics trainer Sam Mussabini in Chariots of Fire. Other well-known film roles include the android Ash in Alien, Father Vito Cornelius in The Fifth Element, and the hobbit Bilbo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film series.

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Born
Sep 12, 1931
Goodmayes
Also known as
  • Ian Holm Cuthbert
  • Sir Ian Holm
  • Holm
  • Sir Ian Holm, CBE
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • English people
Nationality
  • England
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Chigwell School
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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